moving SSL certificate from one server to another

Hello there,

I am new to certificates and have a windows 2003 server web server which has a ssl certificate installed. We are in the process of retiring the 2003 server and have migrated all the applications to the new 2008 server. I would like to know if I can take the certificate installed on the 2003 server and export / import it to the new 2008 server.

appreciate your time and support.
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
You probably can as long as the certificate had the private key marked as exportable. However for security purposes, I'd recommend getting a new certificate. If it is a public CA and the subject name is not changing, you can issue a rekey request for free. This will certainly be more secure as the new private key will not be on any media or sent across a wire to be exposed.

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Antonio02Author Commented:
Thank you. Haven't had a chance to try it but I think I got the answer.
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